TFAS has earned the honor and privilege to be approved as an Official Certifying Organization for the US President’s Volunteer Service Award (see http://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov
). Awardees will receive a personalized certificate, an official medallion and a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States.
We are opening up this opportunity to all TFAS Kids, Teens and Youth (05-25 years), for the Award year Dec 1st 2016 through Nov 30th 2017. Sign-up to volunteer with TFAS using the form: https://www.cognitoforms.com/Tfas1/TFASPresidentialVolunteerServiceAwardsForYouth
Volunteer opportunities are available before, during, and after Sankranthi, Trimurthy day, Ugadi, Summer picnic, Sports and Cultural competitions, Deepavali, and other events held by TFAS. They include help with organizing the event, on-stage performances during the event, contribution of articles to Telugu Jyothi; activities promoting Telugu language, Literature, Arts and Culture; and community welfare activities.
Applicants must be TFAS members, and self-certify that they meet all the PVSA volunteer eligibility criteria listed at https://www.presidentialserviceawards.gov/terms
* There are 3 levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold) based on age and number of hours accumulated in an year
* The volunteer hours will be counted as follows
All volunteer hours must be recorded with TFAS youth chair or designated representatives.
Must volunteer or participate in a minimum of two TFAS events in the award year.
Volunteer hours from other similar organizations will be accepted if certified by an officer of that organization.
Volunteer hours include actual participation time, preparation, reporting, and travel times.
Again, you can apply to be a TFAS Youth Volunteer for Presidential Volunteer Service Awards by clicking on the following link: https://www.cognitoforms.com/Tfas1/TFASPresidentialVolunteerServiceAwardsForYouth
Thanks for your interest in community service.
Wishing you all the Best,
TFAS - Youth Services Chair.firstname.lastname@example.org